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Table 1 Metal composition of stainless steel welding fumes

From: Inhalation of welding fumes reduced sperm counts and high fat diet reduced testosterone levels; differential effects in Sprague Dawley and Brown Norway rats

MetalWeight % metal
Iron52.7% ± 0.3
Chromium16.7% ± 0.3
Manganese24.3% ± 0.5
Nickel5.8% ± 0.0
Copper0.4% ± 0.0
  1. Mean weight % ± SD (n = 3)